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robbed and left penniless. how their shock turned to despair and ultimately relief. >> and the missing powerball winner has urn ited in his ticket. -- has turned in his ticket. who he is and what he will do with the million dollars. >> all of that is coming up and then later on "nightline." >> dan and carolyn coming up next, the royal crank call that ended in tragedy. with the death of the thursday who answered the phone at the hospital where >>> a tragic headline has come out of england. one of the nurses duped by australian dj's to try and connect with kate, the duchess of cambridge, has died. now scotland yard is on the case and here are the details. >> king edward the 7th hospital has been at the center of a white hot media glare. and one day after kate checked out, tragedy. >> it is with deep sadness i can confirm the tragic death of a member of our nursing staff. jacintha. >> she answered the phone on tuesday when two australian dj's impersonating the queen. >> can i speak to kate please, my granddaughter? >> oh yes, hold on mum. >> she put them straight through to kate's private
jennings. highway patrol announced suspects are in custody accused of robbing toll takers on the carquinez bridge. terry mcsweeney joins us live. >> reporter: they just announced three suspects are in custody for the crime spree that began in the fall last year to the spring of this year all suspects from vallejo. this happened carquinez bridge toll chp says the three in custody would drive up to the booths, usually show weapons, demand money and off they would go. complicating the investigation they wore ski masks and driving stolen cars. i asked how they found the suspects? >> it has been a year and a half long investigation. i work with vallejo police and figured out who were the car thiefs in vallejo and figured out who was who and we had evidence and the evidence was submitted and went from there. >> reporter: the three men are 30-year-old chris miller, 43-year-old robert white, 47-year-old david morales, tied to three of the 10 robberies that occurred. the entire 10 robberies netted $ ,000. according -- netted $6,000. according to the investigators, more arrests are expected. terry m
to have run on to the campus after a high speed chase. they were among five people suspected it of robbing a jewelry store and shooting the clerk in morino valley. one of the other bandits carjacked the vehicle. the man bailed out of the stolen car and officers caught up with him on a baseball diamond in watts where police were giving toys to children. >> police say it could take hours to clear the entire campus. they are cautiously letting a few students leave. we will update this story for you in the newscast as needed. >>> news from the state capitol where governor jerry brown reveals he has prostate cancer. his doctor says he has an excellent prognosis for recovery. leslie brinkley with more on the course of treatment. >> that's right. governor brown has already started treatment that is expected to wrap up the week of january 7th. and he intends to keep up a full work schedule. governor brown is undergoing radio therapy for prostate cancer with his office describing the condition as a localized prostate cancer. >> it sounds like he has early stage disease that is likely confined to th
. and it turns out there was someone inside that pick up and he survived. story now from abc rob nelson. >> look closely. tiny speck floating across the video is actually a massive ford pickup truck. >> truck just started bouncing. >>reporter: while you can't see him jerry million let is inside on the ride of his life. >> i thought i'm dead. i see it but i'm really dead. >>reporter: he was making delivery in louisiana monday when a tornado blew through flattening sections of the fire station before sending his truck airborne. look again. you can see the wind sling him into the sky twirling him several times smashing the truck on to another one parked nearby. >> i don't know where i was. how high i was but i could feel i was rolling and rocking. >>reporter: this woman was driving in the opposite direction. she saw him take flight and then raced to his rescue. >> i jumped out of the truck and are you okay are you okay. >>reporter: while it may seem impossible to believe he survived. there's an even more amazing twist. that good samaritan is his daughter. >> i said my daughter voice my ba
that film back to the studio. abc 7 news. >> also in san francisco. man was robbed after trying to be a good is a mayor tachbility he thought he was helping a woman with her broken down car. instead she and 3 others robbed him at gun point. happened before 1:00 a.m. at the intersection of geary and masonic in the city laurel heights neighborhood. and they all got away. man we are glad to tell you was at the very least not hurt. >> last year this time no snow meant people were playing golf and not skiing in lake tahoe. what a difference a year makes. here's george. >>reporter: week before christmas. out of state holiday visitors are already showing up at lake tahoe. >> we just came down to see whoever pl this area. >>reporter: what do you think about california skiing. >> i love it. this is my fourth or fifth time here e-although monday brought a mix of snow and rain at lake level, look what was going on just 1,000 feet higher on the nevada side of heavenly ski resort. >> this christmas we definitely have more natural snow and we have been able to open more terrain leadin
for hours while s.w.a.t. teams are looking for armed robbers. anaheim police say five people robbed a jewelry store and then took police on a high-speed chase that ended up on the cal campus. live pictures of what is going on and has been going on for hours. no shots have been fired from what we understand but it is on lockdown as they look for the bandits. >> i'm dan ashley. one robbery suspect has been detained. s.w.a.t. team is still looking for four more people. here are pictures of the students inside the locked classrooms. professors are trying to keep things normal and keep everyone calm. here a shot of some students of playing guitar but the situation is tense. here is what one student tweeted from his view outside the window. the man with a gun, it's not clear whether it's an officer or not. we'll bring you developments as they happen. >> dan: health care for jerry brown tonight. he is undergoing for early stage prostate cancer. the cancer is not spreading. the governor is being treated at u.c. san francisco and oncologists say the cancer is an early stage. it is being trea
it doesn't. next round of heavy rain line up off the coast. rob works for rerefrigeration company on north petaluma boulevard sits in a low spot near the petaluma river. the property hasn't flooded in years. but there's concern. it might if the forecast for this weekend holds true. >> well they are saying it's to be 7 foot high in the river, river right back behind us hear and about eight years ago the river overflowed at 7 and a half feet so we don't want, if it's a heavy rain you never know what it's liable to get t to. >>reporter: and again despite the current shower they have gotten a bit of a break here in the north bay this afternoon. of course all eyes will be on those rivers those creeks and in trouble spots like this because we know by now the river and creek are full and the ground is saturated as we head that the weekend. in petaluma, abc 7 news. >> certainly road conditions are treacherous. dozens of accidents all over the bay area. antioch highway 4 led to 3-year-old boy being ejected from his car seat. he was air-lifted to children hospital oakland with serio
, george warren, abc 7 news. >> san lee app dro police search for man!manslaughter suspected of robbing a downtown bank late this afternoon. officers with weapon drawn swarmed the area around the plaza on east 14 street. this is video. man walked into a u.s. bank branch and passed a teller a note demanding cash. it was believed that the man was armed. >> chp officers face quite an unusual challenge new england marin county today. how to free a driver who wedged his car on to a bike path. the elderly driver was trying to get on highway 101 near green bray but got confused. he drove on to a bike path and found himself completely stuck. >> vehicle wedged itself in pretty well. so we actually had to pull witness a tow truck and once free another officer was able to get in the driver seat and back the vehicle out. >>reporter: officer had to scratch and scrape the car to willing it loose but it worked. he backed out after that. 8 87-year-old driver told abc 7 news he was on his way to get an eye exam at the department of motor vehicle and he made a wrong turn. poor guy. nobody hurt
. like anyone would be. >>reporter: dixon is charged in connection with the murder of 66-year-old rob cool last movement her mother says she's a single mother college student and the arrest is out of the blue. >> scenic chunk of farm land on the san mateo county coast declared off limits to developers forever. planes open space trust has agreed to pay nearly 10 million dollars for 900 acres of land known as the farms near pest ka dare o. property has belonged to the diaz family since the 1800. according to the trust the acquisition will preserve the rural character of the area there and prevent developers from subdividing the land and building luxury homes on it. >>> well the oakland zoo got an early christmas gift doesn't know who to thank for it. officials opened a leather week from the san francisco foundation and inside found a check for 1 million dollars. the zoo tried to find out who gave that generous gift but the foundation said that the donor wished to remain anonymous. money certainly will go a long way in helping the zoo day-to-day operation. it used to get 1.2 million do
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